The wonderful fashion photographer Calope’s series La Fee Du Soleil captures true beauty in nature. The photos are light, carefree, fun and, without a shadow of a doubt, breathtaking. There is a freshness to Calope’s photographs that leaves you wanting more.…
Newcastle artist Tom French has a skill for figurative drawing. Carefully, he combines photorealism and surrealism to create beautiful charcoal drawings...of skulls! His profile on Flickr shares, “French’s work often treads the fine line between the beautiful and unsettling, combining technically tight, classical charcoal drawings… Continue
Photographer Mathieu Grac came up with this interesting series Boyz and Girlz du net. It highlights our society’s obsession with social media profile pictures. The photos are equally strange and hilarious because of how real they could be. They stand as an ironic yet true representation of contemporary society.
Of course, it begs the question: Are we really that obsessed… Continue
Wish you could have attended the Royal Wedding? Thanks to the incredible 3D pavement art by British street artist Joe Hill, you can feel as though you were right there! The bird's eye view of Kate Middleton and Prince William's nuptials can actually be seen on a Sydney pavement. Created to encourage more Australians to visit the UK, this illusion art was made as part of the Visit Britain… Continue
Come a bit closer. Without reading our title, can you guess what these animal sculptures are made of? Artist Sergey Bobkov, 54, made the above life-sized owl chick from cutting chips from the Siberian cedar for an exhibition of his works in a local school at Kozhany, southwest of Krasnoyarsk, on September 5, 2011. Bobkov, who received a patent on manufacturing… Continue
How do superheroes act when they get older? Sacha Goldberger humorously answers that question with his awesome new photo series called The Darks. The two characters in this tale are Dark Mamika and Dark Papouka (you may remember Mamika from Grandma's Superhero Therapy).… Continue
Christian Guémy, aka C215, hasn't slowed down one bit since we last interviewed him here on theMET. Most recently, the French street artist traveled around Europe, beautifying the streets everywhere he… Continue
After stops in Los Angeles, Italy and Germany, Os Gêmeos participated in the Back2Black Festival in Rio de Janeiro. As usual, they went big. When visitors looked up, a sea of balloon faces stared straight down at them. The identical twins joined many other artists who showcased their influences of African culture in… Continue
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To promote his furniture line at London Design Week 2011, Dutch designer Marcel Wanders created an underwater showroom to showcase Moooi's high-end lamps, couches, and home decor. Of course, no underwater paradise would be complete without mermaids...
"To be submerged into water is to be in a place free from the constraints of gravity, free to… Continue
Dante Ha, a professional stuntman who you can find in movies like The Dark Knight Rises and X-Men: First Class, soars like a graceful ballerina in this super slow motion video shot by Rishi Kaneria with a Canon 60D.
Say goodbye to the ordinary fruit bowl and say hello to Anne Lorenz 's sleekly designed Apple Tree, which stands on the floor at almost 4 feet tall. Lorenz says of her creation, “The Apple Tree is reminiscent of picking fruits and gives people the pleasure to have their own tree at home.” The design is not only visually appealing, it's practical as well!…
Though it took video cartoonist, Dan Meth, on and off over 7 months to complete this video, it's safe to say that it was all worth it. (Watch the CNN segment about it.) With the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 looming, his video, called Twin Tower Cameos, serves as a stark reminder of just how iconic the World Trade Center buildings were to New York. Featuring over 75 clips, the movie montage… Continue
Cast in a soft blue color, this photo series by A. Borisov Studio is beautiful, stunning and cinematic. The Moscow, Russia-based team uses light to help tell their story - making their ballerinas appear happy and hopeful or shockingly distressed. All in all, we're left feeling as though we've given a rare look inside a world full of fierce emotion, one that challenges a… Continue
We were shown different iconic painting from the early 1900's and were told to recreate the look. Amazing how art can be reflected in our lives on a day to day basis. Life and our surroundings are art in themselves - God's beautiful masterpiece!
Art goes hand in hand with my work as a makeup artist because modes of expressions and feelings must be created in… Continue
British artist James Hopkins makes us, simultaneously, smile and scratch our heads with his seemingly ordinary cartoon sculptures. His acrylic plastic characters, called Perspective Sculptures, are all part of a crazy illusion that unveils itself when the works are viewed from a different perspective.
It's all part of Hopkins' plan or the way his art works. "The majority of my practice is concerned with the role of judgment in connection to the… Continue
We've all seen metal sculptures that are unbelievably cool. UK sculptor Stephen Kettle’s 1.5 ton slate sculpture of Alan Turing located at Bletchy Park in Britain stands as a testament to the time it takes to create such amazing works of art. The… Continue
Robert Longo's charcoal drawings are so realistic that, if you have a fear of sharks, these might just give you nightmares. The New York-based artist depicts the menacing beasts with their mouths wide open and razor-sharp teeth pointing straight at us. You can really feel the immense power and threatening nature of the sharks, in this series he calls Perfect…Continue
Maximo Riera has made a name for himself with King Neptune's Throne. The Mighty Rhinoceros throne is a continuation of his work that seamlessly combines furniture with an animal. This particular chair is comprised of an inner frame along a main body so that it provides support to its weight and… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on September 3, 2011 at 10:00am —